Rishi is a Managing Director and the Co-Head of Accordion’s Western Region. He has more than two decades of experience supporting management teams and leading finance and operations initiatives in both stressed and distressed environments.
Rishi specializes in liquidity management, financial and strategic planning and implementation of financial strategies for corporate turnarounds. His experience spans a variety of sectors, including Consumer Electronics, Business Services, Software and Healthcare.
Prior to joining Accordion, Rishi helped lead Alvarez & Marsal’s San Francisco corporate restructuring and turnaround practice for over10 years and served in a variety of senior financial operating roles, including Treasurer.
His most notable assignments at Alvarez & Marsal include helping lead the restructuring for Washington Mutual and its predecessor entity, WMI Liquidating Trust. Other notable assignments include leading liquidity management and working capital engagements for a $500 million sponsor owned dental support organization (DSO), a $4 billion sponsor owned non-assets based logistics company, and a $300 million IT and software support services company.
Prior to A&M, Rishi worked at Nightingale & Associates, a boutique restructuring advisory firm specializing in interim management assignments. He began his career in investment banking working in the technology investment banking practices of RBC Capital Markets and Montgomery Securities.
Rishi received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (E.E.C.S.) from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business.
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